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    Macbeth was Significantly influenced by the witches and Lady Macbeth in the murder of Duncan. The witches influenced Macbeth by expressing to him that he would be king, therefore started him thinking about it. Also Lady Macbeth influenced him by questioning his manliness consequently Macbeth felt as if he had to prove his masculinity to his wife. However he was not influenced by his own ambition as if it weren’t for his wife and the witches he probably wouldn’t have killed Duncan at all. The witches

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    Deception, loyalty and ambition are three factors that contribute to Macbeth’s downfall at hands of Macduff. Macbeth, the tyrant king, is the protagonist in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This paranoid man kills and lies, however, he too, was once a loyal Thane (of Glamis) to the noble King Duncan once upon a time. Macbeth, in his reign, used deception to get what he desired. He lied to his friend Banquo, saying that he did not pay heed to what the three witches had prophesied. Banquo recalled

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    How Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are Influenced by the Supernatural in Macbeth by William Shakespeare In Shakespeare’s time witches were believed to have many powers. They were believed to talk to the devil, the dead and evil spirits. They were believed to predict the future (act 1. Scene 1 – ‘When shall we three meet again in thunder lightning or in rain?’) and change the weather. People thought they could fly throuhg air and make themselves invisible at will. People also thought they could

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    Duncan's murder how far is Macbeth driven by his own ambition, how far is he dominated by his wife's ambition and how far is he influenced by the witches. In the beginning of the play it is obvious that Macbeth is a hero but this is soon forgotten due to his wife and the encounter with the three very weird witches. At the very beginning of the play (Act 1 Scene1) it is clear that the witches have something planned for Macbeth "There to meet with Macbeth" Macbeth and his friend Banquo soon

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    Macbeth's Tragic Flaw

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    Macbeth is Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, and tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth, who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. So Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the throne for himself. Then the guilt consumes him and he is forced to kill more and more people to protect himself from getting caught. The bloodbath and consequent civil war took Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of arrogance, madness, and finally death. This

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    about in the play of Macbeth by William Shakespeare is Act 2, Scene 2. "That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold. What hath quenched them hath given me fire" Lady Macbeth starts off the scene by blaming his evil deeds on the overload of Alcohol. She predicts her husband's actions right when he began, the owl shrieks with a scary "good night". She exclaims her emotions by stating the importance of the snoring guards outside Duncan's Chamber, in a sarcastic manner. Macbeth soon returns with bloody

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    The Character of Macbeth in William Shakespeare's Play Modern day society defines tragedy as life’s bitterness and defeat. In the time of Macbeth, tragedy involves a great man from fortunate success falling to utter defeat, a state of chaos, and eventual death. The horrific tragedy of Macbeth captures the audience as they feel pity, sympathy, horror and fear. The supernatural is showcased and deaths are shown throughout the play. Macbeth is a man with one goal; to become king. His evil nature

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    Macbeth

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    Lady Macbeth possesses an internal flaw of ambition that is triggered by external forces leading her to corruption. Lady Macbeth’s internal flaw becomes prevalent due to her influential reign over her husband, Macbeth. It is first seen after Lady Macbeth reads the letter sent by Macbeth and performs her soliloquy, “That I may pour my spirits in thine ear/And chastise with the valor of my tongue/All that impedes the from the golden round...” (I, v, 25-27) Though Lady Macbeth’s quality of ambition becomes

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    'Macbeth' is Shakespeare's shortest tragic play in which the main character, Macbeth, becomes the tragic hero. He begins as 'a noble lord' only to finish as 'Devilish Macbeth'. But who or what is responsible for the tragic downfall of Macbeth? I believe Macbeths is partly responsible for the tragic events that take place, including the murder of King Duncan, Banquo, Lady Macduff and her children. However, Macbeth was influenced by the supernatural witches and by the strict pressure of his wife, Lady

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    Character Of Macbeth

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    the thane of Glamis. Macbeth is a brave soldier and a powerful man, but he is not a virtuous one. He is easily tempted into murder to fulfil his ambitions to the throne. Macbeth was a strong one and a powerful one to, but he wanted to become more then just a leader. He would do anything. After all, King Duncan was taking all the credit for the fights that Macbeth won and the lands conquered. When you show a man enough power, fame, and glory, he will do anything for it. Macbeth was ambitious which

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